Vice President / First Vice President, Country Analytics (Data Management Office)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • United Overseas Bank
  • 22 Mar 18

Vice President / First Vice President, Country Analytics (Data Management Office)

The Data Management Office (DMO) is a business function that covers Enterprise Data Governance, Data Management and Enterprise Data Strategy and Analytics. Data Management Office ensures that UOB meets all data governance standards set by data regulators and optimize data management and usage to help UOB make smarter, faster and more accurate decisions and to improve operational efficiency.

The Data Strategy and Analytics leads the transformational build, use, and deployment of the bank's analytics capabilities across the organization. This team will take analytics to the next level through use of data and analytics technology.

This is a unique role where the right candidate will be able to make a significant and visible contribution within a short period of time.

The successful candidate will be based in either China, Indonesia, Malaysia or Thailand.

  • Develop and deliver the data analytics strategy for the bank.
  • Manage and lead delivery of analytical solutions including analytical deep-dives and dashboards to help businesses leverage their internal data assets for strategic decision making.
  • Provide consultative support to stakeholders and senior management through use of data analytics and also in deployment of data analytics capabilities.
  • Support portfolio management with in-depth analysis of key segments and business drivers.
  • Drive innovation initiatives under the business leadership team's guidance and directives.
  • Lead Group DMO Head Office initiatives and drive the Change Management agenda for the bank.

  • Degree in analytical or mathematics disciplines (e.g. Finance, Statistics, Commerce, Accounting, Business or a related discipline). Post graduate qualifications such as MBA will be a strong plus.
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in Financial Services / Banking / Consulting or related sectors with exposures to at least 2 complete BI Project Life Cycles is required. (E.g. Requirements Gathering, Data Mapping, Design, Development, Implementation etc.)
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in Data Warehousing / Big Data / Database ecosystem with strong Data Modelling skills is required.
  • Hands-on experience with latest BI tools and technologies like Qlik Sense, MS Power BI, Microsoft R, SAS, OBIEE and exposures to Hadoop, Hive, Impala, Pig preferred.
  • Experience in training and conducting user enablement sessions would be a plus.
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to present in a clear and compelling manner to cross-functional stakeholders that persuades action.
  • Have a strong appreciation of project management and business processes to help drive organizational results.
  • Able to work independently and thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • Candidate will be required to be on secondment to Singapore for at least 6 months

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